Opening folders from Rev

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Wed Oct 23 11:00:01 CDT 2002


Mike,

I think you might need to add a colon to the path name in the "open folder"
part of the applescript:

"open folder " & quote & pPath & ":" & quote & cr

Try that and let me know,

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Brown" <mike at cyber-ny.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev


> Hi Ken,
>
> Thanks for the Script.. I can't get it to work though.  maybe I am
> implementing it incorrectly.  I am working on a Mac with OS X and 9.2 for
> Classic mode.  I have also tested on a Win 98 PC.  The script accurately
> selects the folder path and assembles the Apple Script but nothing happens
> after that.  Any other ideas?
>
> Thanks,
> Mike
>
>
> > To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> > Subject: Re: Opening folders from Rev
> >
> > Mike,
> >
> > You can do it completely with Transcript... here's a way to do it on
> > Windows, Mac OS X and OS 9. The Windows version is a little sneaky as it
> > takes advantage of aliases, but it works nonethelss. I'll be posting
this
> > tip on my site tomorrow
> > (http://www.sonsothunder.com/revolution/revolution.htm?file009) as my
FTP
> > server is temporarily down, but in the meantime, here's the code:
> >
> > on mouseUp
> > answer folder "Get a folder:"
> > if it <> "" then
> > OpenFolder it
> > end if
> > end mouseUp
> >
> > on OpenFolder pPath
> > switch (the platform)
> > case "Win32"
> > create alias "C:/Temp.lnk" to file pPath
> > set the hideConsoleWindows to true
> > get shell("C:\Temp.lnk")
> > delete file "C:/Temp.lnk"
> > break
> > case "MacOS"
> > if the systemVersion >= 10 then
> > get shell("open " & pPath)
> > else
> > put "tell application " & quote & "Finder" & quote & cr & \
> > "activate" & cr & \
> > "open folder " & quote & pPath & quote & cr & \
> > "end tell" into tScript
> > do tScript as AppleScript
> > end if
> > break
> > end switch
> > end OpenFolder
> >
> > Enjoy!
> >
> > Ken Ray
> > Sons of Thunder Software
> > Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
> > Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike Brown" <mike at cyber-ny.com>
> > To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 22, 2002 2:25 PM
> > Subject: Opening folders from Rev
> >
> >
> >> Anyone know a method for popping open a folder (directory) from Rev in
Win
> >> and/or Mac OS?  I want to allow users of my app to open a folder and
grab
> >> files while still in the Rev app.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Mike
> >>
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